ISIS Behind Plot To Attack German Shopping Mall

The mastermind behind the planned attack on a shopping center in the west German city of Essen is linked to Islamic State terrorist, German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said in an interview with German broadcaster ARD, cited by BNR.

World » EU | March 14, 2017, Tuesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 3853

Brexit Can Go Ahead After House of Lords Votes Bill Through

Parliament has passed the Brexit bill, paving the way for the government to trigger Article 50 so the UK can leave the European Union.

World » EU | March 14, 2017, Tuesday // 07:51 | Viewed: 3647

Sturgeon To Request New Referendum on Scottish Independence

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced that she will submit a request to Parliament to schedule a new referendum on independence next week.

World » EU | March 13, 2017, Monday // 16:52 | Viewed: 3701

ECHR Rules European Countries Have Right To Revoke Citizenship of Persons Suspected of Terrorism

European countries have the right to revoke the citizenship of persons suspected of terrorism in order to prevent them from re-entering the country.

World » EU | March 13, 2017, Monday // 13:24 | Viewed: 4101

Brexit Bill: Ministers Expect MPs to Reject Changes

British MPs in the House of Commons will vote today on whether to accept or reject the approved by the House of Lords amendments to the Brexit bill.

World » EU | March 13, 2017, Monday // 09:26 | Viewed: 2294

Death Toll From Damascus Twin Bomb climbs to 74

The death toll from a double bomb attack targeting Shi’ites visiting a pilgrimage site in Damascus has climbed to 74, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Sunday.

World | March 13, 2017, Monday // 07:43 | Viewed: 3245

Venice Commission: Turkey on the Road to Autocracy

A body of constitutional law experts has warned of a ‘’one-person regime’’ in Turkey, a German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung has reported, quoted by DW.

World » EU | March 12, 2017, Sunday // 19:13 | Viewed: 2694

Dutch Police break up pro-Erdogan Protest

Dutch riot police have broken up a protest by more than 1000 supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, after diplomatic tensions between Turkey and the Netherlands.

World | March 12, 2017, Sunday // 11:11 | Viewed: 3097

France Drops Electronic Voting For Citizens Abroad

France’s government has dropped plans to let its citizens abroad vote electronically in legislative elections in June because of concern about the risk of cyber attacks, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday, cited by Dnevnik.

World » EU | March 12, 2017, Sunday // 09:35 | Viewed: 4073

Protests after Netherlands bars Turkish official’s plane

Tensions ramped up quickly between Turkey and the Netherlands on Saturday, after the Dutch government not only disallowed Turkey’s foreign minister from holding a public rally in the country, but revoked his flight permit to even land there.

World | March 12, 2017, Sunday // 08:32 | Viewed: 2362

At Least 40 Killed in Twin Bombing in Damascus’s Old City

Two bombs killed at least 40 people, mostly Iraqis and wounded 120 more who were going to pray at a nearby shrine, the Iraqi foreign ministry said, cited by Reuters.

World | March 11, 2017, Saturday // 17:33 | Viewed: 2160

German Police order Essen Shopping Mall Shut Due to Attack Threat

Police have shut down a shopping centre in Germany after receiving intelligence over a potential terrorist attack, according to German news agencies, cited by BNR.

World » EU | March 11, 2017, Saturday // 12:21 | Viewed: 4512

President of Kosovo Threatens to Quit

Kosovo’s president said on Friday he would resign and force a parliamentary election if lawmakers do not approve changes that would effectively create a national army under a plan opposed by the country’s ethnic Serb minority and its NATO and U.

World » Southeast Europe | March 11, 2017, Saturday // 11:28 | Viewed: 6237

Istanbul helicopter crash: Four Russians among seven dead (Updated)

Seven people have been killed after s helicopter crashed on the outskirts of Istanbul, reportedly after hitting a television tower in fog.

World | March 10, 2017, Friday // 19:42 | Viewed: 2976

Tusk: EU ready to respond to Britain’s exit notification within 48 hours

The European Union will be ready to respond within 48 hours to Britain’s notification that it plans to leave the 28-nation bloc, the chairman of EU leaders, Donald Tusk, said on Friday, according to Reuters.

World » EU | March 10, 2017, Friday // 19:32 | Viewed: 2527

Man Arrested after injuring 7 People in Düsseldorf axe attack

A man was arrested after injuring seven people with an axe at Düsseldorf’s main train station on Thursday night, police have said.

World » EU | March 10, 2017, Friday // 13:10 | Viewed: 4653

Jarosław Kaczyński: EU on Path Towards Disintegration, Ruled by Germany

‘’The European Union is an organization dominated by one country.

World » EU | March 10, 2017, Friday // 12:46 | Viewed: 2211

Istanbul helicopter crash: At least Five Dead

A helicopter carrying top business execs has crashed onto a motorway after smashing into an atrial tower.

World | March 10, 2017, Friday // 12:21 | Viewed: 2709

Polish PM says to block joint EU statement after Tusk re-election

Poland’s PM Beata Szydlo said on Thursday that she would block the joint statement that normally follows a meeting of European Union leaders after they overrode her objections to re-electing the summit chair, according to Reuters.

World » EU | March 10, 2017, Friday // 11:14 | Viewed: 3612

Donald Tusk Re-elected as EU Council President

Donald Tusk was re-elected in Brussels for President of the European Council despite the objections of his country.

World » EU | March 10, 2017, Friday // 08:35 | Viewed: 3644

Chinese Corporation willing to Invest in Bulgarian Railways BDZ

China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation – CRRC has proposed to invest EUR 300M under a project for strategic partnership with Bulgaria’s indebted state – owned railways operator BDZ, the Bulgarian Transport Ministry, said on Thursday.

World » International Business | March 10, 2017, Friday // 07:50 | Viewed: 5879
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